Nancy MacConnachie, Ph.D.
Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Nancy MacConnachieDr. Nancy MacConnachie

specializes in working with children, adolescents and adults experiencing anxiety-related or depressive symptoms. Working from a unique perspective grounded in the neurobiological basis of emotions, Dr. MacConnachie works with her clients to develop effective coping strategies to calm the overwhelming negative affects and establish appropriate problem-solving techniques.

She received her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the University of Virginia in 1988 and completed her Fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychology at Virginia Treatment Center for Children in 1989. Along with her private practice at The Westwood Group, Dr. MacConnachie has been an adjunct faculty member in the Department of Family Practice at the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine for 17 years and works with Family Practice Residents in their Behavioral Medicine Curriculum.

Dr. MacConnachie provides consultation to the Discovery School of Virginia, an alternative, wilderness-based treatment program in Buckingham County. She is also a Board Member of the Tomkin’s Institute: Applied Studies in Motivation Emotion and Cognition.

  • Specialties:
  • Working with children, adolescents and adults experiencing anxiety-related or depressive symptoms
  • Interventions based on the neurobiological basis of the emotional system
  • Effective coping strategies for dealing with negative emotions

Highlights

  • Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from University of Virginia
  • Adjunct Clinical Professor, Department of Family Medicine, VCU Health Systems
  • Board Member – Tomkin’s Institute: Applied Studies in Motivation Emotion and Cognition
  • Consultant – Discovery School for Virginia

Contact & Hours

  • Northside/West End office, 5821 Staples Mill Road, Richmond, VA 23228-5427, (map it)
  • Contact, phone (804) 264-0966, ext. 48, email drnancymac@ thewestwoodgroup.org
  • Office hours, contact Dr. MacConnachie for office hours